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Latest News, Live Updates Today May 8, 2024: Letter from hundreds of Jewish students at Columbia Uni consolidates divisive views on pro-Palestine campus protest

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Latest news on May 8, 2024: In this grab taken from video, protestors protesting the Israel-Hamas war stand outside near the campus of George Washington University, in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Tensions have continued to ratchet up in standoffs with protesters on campuses across the U.S. and increasingly, in Europe, nearly three weeks into a movement launched by a protest at Columbia University. (WJLA via AP)
Latest news on May 8, 2024: In this grab taken from video, protestors protesting the Israel-Hamas war stand outside near the campus of George Washington University, in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Tensions have continued to ratchet up in standoffs with protesters on campuses across the U.S. and increasingly, in Europe, nearly three weeks into a movement launched by a protest at Columbia University. (WJLA via AP)

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May 8, 2024 11:00 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Letter from hundreds of Jewish students at Columbia Uni consolidates divisive views on pro-Palestine campus protest

  • The new letter from pro-Israel Jewish students surfaced just days after pro-Palestine Jewish students published an open letter.
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May 8, 2024 10:56 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: 2 hockey players from Ludhiana-based academy make it to India junior squad

  • Arshdeep Singh and Princedeep Singh are pass outs of the Malwa Hockey Academy, Ludhiana, have been called to the India junior men’s hockey team to embark on a Europe tour from May 18 to May 31.
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May 8, 2024 10:55 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: It’s a contest between Ram believers, opposers: Yogi

  • Hinting at the possibility of changing the name of Akbarpur, the CM emphasises that it’s crucial to put an end to the signs of slavery and honour our heritage.
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May 8, 2024 10:54 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Ludhiana: PAU experts, Dutch firm discuss projects to enhance agri landscape

  • The meeting served as a platform to exchange ideas and experiences, and explore avenues for mutual growth and innovation
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May 8, 2024 10:53 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: ‘Allow your domestic help and driver to cast vote’

  • District magistrate, social media influencers and Fever FM come together for an interactive session, ‘HT Spotlight – Elections 2024’ and discuss measures to boost voter turnout in Lucknow
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May 8, 2024 10:53 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Ludhiana: PAU experts, Dutch firm discuss projects to enhance agri landscape

  • The meeting served as a platform to exchange ideas and experiences, and explore avenues for mutual growth and innovation
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May 8, 2024 10:39 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Toll due to floods in Brazil reaches 100

  • Hundreds of people have been injured and nearly 1,60,000 forced from their homes.
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May 8, 2024 10:24 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Kerala guv Arif Mohammad Khan visits Ayodhya's Ram Temple, bows down before deity | Watch video

  • A video shared by the Raj Bhawan showed Khan bowing before the idol of Ram Lalla as chants of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ echo in the background.
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May 8, 2024 10:23 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Miracle match: 17-year-old Indian stem cell beneficiary finds unlikely donor in Russian kickboxer

  • Chirag and Simnizki met for the first time during this event – the transplantation took place in 2016.
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May 8, 2024 10:03 PM IST

India News Live Updates: BJP’s Parshottam Rupala, who angered the Kshatriya community, apologises again

  • Union minister Parshottam Rupala said the just-concluded elections as the toughest period of the four-decade-long political career
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May 8, 2024 9:51 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Losing deposit no bar for LS, assembly bids in Bihar

  • More than 80 per cent of candidates in Bihar have forfeited their security deposits in the last two parliamentary elections in the country as well as the assembly polls in the state.
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May 8, 2024 9:45 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Amit Shah targets, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, says they will have to go to jail if they indulge in corruption

  • If these two princes come to power, they will put Babri lock on Ram temple, says Union home minister Amit Shah at election meetings in Uttar Pradesh, asserts game is over for SP, Cong, BSP as Modi has crossed 190 seats in three phases of LS polls
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May 8, 2024 9:42 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Two debutants, son and daughter of JD-U ministers, in direct fight

  • In Samastipur Lok Sabha seat, Shambhavi, 25, daughter of Ashok Choudhary, a confidant of CM Nitish Kumar, is the NDA nominee fighting on the symbol of Chirag Paswan’s LJP (RV). She is pitted against Congress’s Sunny Hazari, 33, son of Maheshwar Hazari.
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May 8, 2024 9:38 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Akhilesh Yadav mocks BSP over removal of Akash Anand; Mayawati hits back

  • Akhilesh Yadav described the BSP chief's decision as an indication that her party is not winning a single seat and urged voters to vote for INDIA bloc instead.
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May 8, 2024 9:34 PM IST

India News Live Updates: Danish envoy flags trash-ridden service lane near Denmark embassy, NDMC reacts

  • “It (service lane) was cleaned after the matter came to light,” an NDMC official said.
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May 8, 2024 9:25 PM IST

India News Live Updates: ICMR releases dietary recommendations for Indians

  • The ICMR dietary recommendations provide evidence-based food and lifestyle related recommendations to ensure diet diversity to meet the requirements of essential nutrients and prevent non-communicable diseases
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May 8, 2024 9:16 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Pathology reports from 75 U.P. govt hospitals on mobile now

  • In the state capital, getting the test report online is available at Balrampur Hospital, Lokbandhu Hospital, Civil Hospital, Jhalkari Bai Hospital, Rani Lakshmi Bai Hospital
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May 8, 2024 9:11 PM IST

India News Live Updates: 19-yr-old dies after eating 'shawarma' at stall in Mumbai, vendors held

  • Bhokse suffered from stomach ache and vomiting after he ate the shawarma. He also went to a municipal hospital nearby to get medical treatment.
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May 8, 2024 8:58 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Starbucks introduces new boba tea-style drinks, here's what to know

  • As part of its Summertime menu, Starbucks is also bringing back the beloved White Chocolate Macadamia Cream Cold Brew
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May 8, 2024 8:56 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: ‘Due to cultural influence’: Chhattisgarh HC rejects plea for child’s custody

  • The two-judge bench rejected the man’s contention that he was the child’s natural guardian, underlining that the interfaith marriage between the two was void
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May 8, 2024 8:51 PM IST

India News Live Updates: 5,457 illegal immigrants detected in Manipur: CM N Biren Singh

  • On May 2, the first phase of deportation of illegal immigrants from Myanmar was completed in Manipur, with 38 immigrants exiting the country via Moreh
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May 8, 2024 8:38 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Portal started to help genuine candidates whose appointments scrapped: Bengal BJP

  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Calcutta high court’s order to terminate the teaching and non-teaching posts in state-run and state-aided schools of West Bengal
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May 8, 2024 8:24 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: SAD expels SGPC member Harjinder Kaur for supporting BJP campaign

  • The decision to expel her was taken by party’s secretary general Balwinder Singh Bhundur following a number of complaints from the SAD Chandigarh unit that Kaur was wilfully sabotaging the party in Chandigarh by unilaterally supporting the candidature of BJP candidate Sanjay Tandon
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May 8, 2024 8:19 PM IST

Cities Live Updates: Bengal governor, accused of molestation, decides to show CCTV clips to citizens

  • The Bengal Raj Bhavan said Governor CV Ananda Bose has launched a program Sach Ke Saamne in the background of the mischievous and fabricated allegations by the police that Raj Bhavan is not sharing the CCTV footage of the incident
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May 8, 2024 8:07 PM IST

World News Live Updates: Georgia appeals court to review ruling allowing Fani Willis' stay in Trump case

  • Court’s decision to consider the case seems likely to cause a delay in a case and further reduce the possibility that it will get to trial before the election
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